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Postdoc in the group of Bacteria at Surfaces 100%
Laboratory for Biointerfacesis seeking a full-time
9014 St. Gallen
The activities of the Postdoc position are focused on studying bacterial-surface interactions through biophysical and molecular microbiology tools. The tasks and responsibilities include:
tackling scientific questions for improved understanding of bacteria on surfaces such as mechanosensing system of bacteria, the role of extracellular polymeric substances (EPS)
working with different microorganisms, including class II microbes
designing, executing and analyzing scientific experiments and results
writing scientific publications, grant applications and presenting data at national and international scientific meetings
The candidate should have a PhD degree in Microbiology, biology-related Material Science, Bioengineering or similar disciplines. Good knowledge in general microbiological techniques, especially in biofilm formation and quantification, is of advantage. Strong interest in material-related research is a great plus. Experiences with laboratory equipment, such as microplate reader, flow chambers, fluorescence microscopy and biophysical tools for surface characterization, are highly desired. The candidate should have a strongtrack record in scientific publications.
We are looking for a highly motivated person capable of independent, efficient handling of scientific and industry related projects inan interdisciplinary environment. The candidate is expected to actively bring in his/her scientific expertise and competence and able to perform multi-tasks. Excellent communication skill in English is a must. German knowledge would be a plus.
The position (100%) will be limited to two years with options for an extension.
For further information please contact Dr. Qun Ren,
phone +41 58 765 7688, e-mail:email@example.com.
Applications should be accompanied by a CV, a list of publications, a letter of motivation and addresses of two referees.